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Dolphin Discoveries

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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-322-8000
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Snorkelling Captain Cook Monument

Excellent trip. Our boat Captain, Nick, was excellent. Very friendly and outgoing. Showed us... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
kellykT1341OT
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Sherwood Park, Canada
Wonderful in Every Way

The entire morning with Dolphin Discoveries was everything we could have hoped for. We were... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
John P
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Philip, South Dakota
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Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your heart and live in your memory for a lifetime!
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-322-8000

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent trip. Our boat Captain, Nick, was excellent. Very friendly and outgoing. Showed us several interesting highlights along our boat ride to the snorkel site. Made the snorkel trip for our kids very easy, safe and enjoyable. Well done!!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The entire morning with Dolphin Discoveries was everything we could have hoped for. We were greeted by the friendly staff upon arrival; Kim was cheerful and helpful getting everyone signed in and ready for the trip. Then we met Captain Nick on the boat. He...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

They had a good feel for where the dolphins would be and where to position us to get in the water with them. Overall, had a great time.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our charter was the absolute BEST. Captain Elaine, you rock!!!!. We were able to snorkel right along side of the dolphins. Heard tons of cool facts about the area. For the topper......we saw 3 whales. What a FANTASTIC time. One of the highlights of our...More

Thank 0060
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was the highlight of the week and a half my girlfriend and I stayed in Kona. A short walk from our hotel, it was the most amazing 5 hours of my life. Swam with dolphins multiple times, within arms reach of them. Learned all...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Have been on a few of these tours and this was by far the best. We swam with lots of dolphins and then they took us to a really nice snorkeling spot. Our guides were Elayne and Tiana and they were very fun and knowledgeable....More

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Thank Chris M
Reviewed 6 days ago

UNBELIEVABLE. 5 hrs of bliss. 2 guides were great. Got to swim with the Dolphins for 1 hr. Then we went to Capt. Cook's AQUARIUM, We got to swim there for 45 minutes. BREATHTAKING.

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Thank candirobb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Swimming with dolphins has been one of my big wishes for years. Now, at my 65th birthday, it became reality, and it was an amazing experience. Thank you so much, Captain Sidney and Kim. Truly unforgettable. Helen

Thank silviop778
Reviewed 1 week ago

Erika and Tiana were our guides. They were very knowledgable about the history, wildlife information, answering questions. The boat was designed for a smaller party, so better one on one assistance. They were very good at pointing out things we would not normally see, and...More

Thank olyhealth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chartered a 6 person boat with captain Elaine and it was the way to go. We got to swim in the water with two pods of dolphins, and then snorkel in a better area of captain cook. The snacks were perfectly timed to reveres...More

Thank rataturium
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A_NIELSEN_987
28 July 2017|
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Response from Rob G | Reviewed this property |
definitely! there were a few other companies on the water at the same time as us as we were in the water with the dolphins just as often if not more! not sure how they guarantee a more personalised service with wild animals... More
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A_NIELSEN_987
16 July 2017|
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Response from stik6 | Reviewed this property |
We were very conscious of that and we found that their treatment was outstanding. First off the dolphins are born there...the staff is great and very caring. If the dolphins don't feel like participating they aren't forced... More
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lauramarkoreilly
2 September 2016|
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Response from MicheleMTomM | Reviewed this property |
We don't think they meet cruise ships. If you can plan ahead, make a reservation. But, they depart at a harbor located 20 min. below Kona Kailua. They depart about 8:30 am. But, please check with company.
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